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CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of different respects and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candidate to hav
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
-- the manufacturing jobs that were in america and were moved to countries like india and china. i think that they are experiencing an industrial revolution much like what we saw in the 20th-century. i think that they are developing a middle-class while we are losing our middleclass. i also think that for an economy to do well, there has to be a strong middle-class. that is indicative when you look at consumer spending indexes. we just don't have the money. we don't have the dollars because we don't have manufacturing jobs that developed are middle-class. guest: that is exactly right. that is the essence of the book, which is that china and india have replicated the success in developing this industrialized economy. by opening of their labor force to more exploitation, it does speak to the myth of gdp. you have a growth but poverty grows at the same time. the loss of manufacturing jobs is really such a central element to both this recession and the declining living standards in terms of the exploitation of people, but declining marriage rates, unraveling of our society and many other cou
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
wonder because they are on the other side of pakistan. it would be a good strategic movement if india made the move towards bin laden, if he is still alive. another question, perhaps we are already monitoring bin laden? perhaps our intelligence has him on the phone all the time? could that be possible? guest: i wish it were, but it would speak to some kind of nefarious plot. if he were on the phone and we have not killed him. if we are listening to him on the phone we can geo-locate him and he would be yesterday's news. so, i seriously doubt we're listening to him. secondly, part of the problem we have in afghanistan is we have already allowed a large indian presence, both economically, and they are doing a lot of construction with people dressed as civilians but who are really military engineers. people in the u.s. do not realize the degree of paranoia between two nuclear-armed countries, pakistan and india. to allow an indian military forces into pakistan would turn the pakistan knees entirely away from us. -- the pakistanis away from us. it is interesting as an idea, but in the lon
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
american jobs here, create jobs for americans. i called one time to the help lines and i was calling india. i want to talk to an american. we could use that money to lower the deficit here. that is about all i have to say. host: one of the headlines this morning is in the front page of "the washington post." ben bernanke to be reappointed as the fed chairman. we will hear from the president in about 35 minutes live from martha's vineyard, the renomination. senate confirmation hearing the fall. the reappointment would take effect in january of next year. we have and we will continue to be covering these town hall meetings here on this network all this week. we will show you a cross section of democrats and republicans as they meet with their constituents. one of the hearings will be live tonight in northern virginia, a town hall meeting from the reston, va., with congressman jim moran. joining him will be former chairman of national democratic committee, former dr. and governor of vermont, howard dean. a writer for the fairfax county * will be at the town hall meeting and also with freshman
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
to expand its capability to strike land targets. that is a potential threat to india, according to senior administration and congressional officials. meanwhile, there is a related store this morning on the front page of "the washington post," with this headline -- the u.s. says metrics to assess or success. -- war success. back to your calls come stan from oklahoma, is this the scary season for obama? caller: yes, it is. i think there is much to begin. as much as i was impressed with the personal tributes to senator kennedy yesterday from his family, particularly, i think there is something unseemly about the emphasis on health care bill. i know that he passionately wants to get something approved, but there is much work to be done. we cannot ignore the fact that the majority of american people do not approve of the health plan as it is now. host: let me read you something based on the republican radio address from a mike enzi. this is in both the washington post and the new york times. a republican member of the senate's gang of six healthcare negotiators sharply criticized democratic su
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
to the afghan state. they see the regime as being overly friendly towards india, so they are sheltering these as an asset on behalf of pakistan. it will be difficult to be successful meaningfully in afghanistan as long as group like this network and the taliban continue to be harbored without interference on the pakistani side of the border. host: this morning this writer writes the article saying "american officials have grown increasingly disenchanted with karzai's leadership of the past five years. " guest: yes, it is certainly cause for concern. one of the things we realized this summer is that governments, the ability to govern, or degree to which is correct, or taking predatory actions -- this is a winner of this position. will not fall to the network or the taliban anytime soon, but we have been discharged and largely by the way, some of the behavior that thoughkarzai government has engaged -- that the karzai has engaged in of the last few years. the corruption. everywhere i went this past summer, every direction -- all over afghanistan, each identified government corruption. we
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
for " the new york times." you traveled with president obama with to india recently. the headline was, obama visits economically depressed region. we were talking to the mayor about jobs and job creation beard what was your take away from the trip and the challenges? guest: we want to the county, not that far from my home town of toledo, ohio, so it felt sort of like going home. it was a relatively small group of 200 people, but most of them were people who had gotten their jobs back after being laid off, in part due, they think, to stimulus money from the federal government in that the stimulus encouraged netstar to come in and buy their own company that had gone bankrupt. host: over the last few weeks as we were beginning to see some upbeat language from the treasury department and the fed about the economy, we keep hearing concerns by economists that this might be a jobless recovery. what does that mean, and how can you have a recovery without more jobs? guest: and that we start from a lower base. we have gone down so far in what some call the great recession, that you can recover, but yo
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
percentage of the nuclear weapons and still do. i am not sure exactly when india and pakistan became a clear powers, but certainly there are continual threat today. ronald reagan worked hard on non-proliferation as well as negotiating the soviets to eliminate an entire class of nuclear weapons. the intermediate range nuclear forces that the soviets had it directed toward cities in western europe, and he did that successfully. those weapons were eliminated. the first time in the united states history that the number of nuclear weapons has actually declined on both the soviet and u.s. side. guest: this is the key thing. it happened 20 years ago. up until that time all the other people were getting more and more nuclear weapons. in fact, about 95% came from the soviet union and the u.s. ronald reagan work on it for seven years and finally got the soviets to agree with him. they dropped down about 50% of all their nuclear weapons. it made things a lot better for everyone. it was not finished. there was a lot more work that had to begin. as it happened during the last 20 years not that much was b
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
are contractors from india dressed as civilians along the afghan-iranian border building pipelines and roads? why did he conveniently leave that out? people need to wake up in this country and what these neo-cons are all about. thank you for allow me to speak. host: thank you for making the call. margaret, republican, mobile, alabama. caller: thank you for taking my call. a question regarding the health care debate. excuse me. all of our representatives and alabama are republican and i have been waiting for them to have town hall meetings so we can join in the debate and i have heard nothing. i have written to our representatives and the only response i get is that they are opposed to president obama's plan but there is nothing about people -- they say nothing about what republican proposals are to do something about the bob cost of health care. so i would like for someone to challenge the republicans to find out what it is they are proposing that you do about the rising cost of health care. host: next comment on open phones comes from burlington, vermont. ron, democrats line. caller: i believe t
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2009 7:00am EDT
on the glass stiegel standards. in setting up a global credit system with russia, china, india, and the united states. and setting up a new bank of the united states based on this credit system of 2% interest for 50-year loans. host: we will leave it there. we appreciate all of the calls this morning. a round table discussion coming up looking at medicare part "b" and supplemental health insurance. we will be ♪ right back be -- we will be right back. ♪ >> as washington and the nation continued to focus on health care, sunday on c-span, which will talk about dealing with a swine flu virus with this doctor, director of the cdc on "newsmakers." and on the "q&a" and look into the va hospital center. the u.s. ninth court of appeals discussed u.s. veterans and the appeals process. watch the oral argument saturday on c-span. in 1959, in the heat of the cold war, one person took a two week tour of the u.s. and other person recounts that trip on c-span2 during book tv weekend. the health-care hub is a key resources online where you can follow the latest links, and information, including town hall m
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